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- 8 Dec 2016, 9:03pm
- Forum: On the road
- Topic: Horse badly spooked by inconsiderate bloke on a bike
- Replies: 55
- Views: 6338
Behaviour like that sounds like a regular Surrey car driver forced to ride a bike as car being serviced. Typical Surrey car driver behaviour in my experience.
Portable music players and headphones in the EU are limited to 85dB. If they can produce more (Max 101dB) then there must be audible and visible warnings and the user MUST override to confirm going to a higher volume. A truck is about 90dB so about twice as loud. Is anyone seriously suggesting even ...
It's news to me that you can't hear any external sounds with headphones in. Has anyone else listened to music on headphones and struggled to hear it because of the noise from traffic?
- 6 Dec 2016, 6:51pm
- Forum: Touring & Expedition
- Topic: The Ridgeway (Western Section)
- Replies: 17
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There's a bit of lane riding around Goring but it's not for long. You can then use Swan's Way a bridleway to rejoin the Ridgeway Bridleway further east. Mountain bike or a cross bike but defo more comfortable on the former.
- 29 Nov 2016, 6:34pm
- Forum: Helmets & helmet discussion
- Topic: "You wear a hat, why not wear a helmet?"
- Replies: 200
- Views: 10577
Because wearing a cap is a nice experience and wearing a helmet is not. Because a helmet is not necessary, especially on a Dutch style bike..
NeilM wrote:I shall try both options.
I like the idea of travelling light, old legs see, not so much 'GO' in them as they used to have.
A saddlebag with do for travelling light. No point in having 5 bags with the contents rattling around.
Outside of Friday / Saturday's and obvious holiday hotspots or locations finding somewhere to stay is rarely an issue. So you can work on that basis , booking as you go as far ahead as you are comfortable with.
- 21 Nov 2016, 9:41pm
- Forum: Does anyone know … ?
- Topic: Braking distance on a bike
- Replies: 42
- Views: 5609
For instance 30mph to stopped is a shorter distance if going up a 15% hill. If you're doing 30mph up a 15% hill, you've got some impressive muscles. Assuming your hands are similarly muscular, you're going to haul abnormally hard on the brakes, and stop faster than anyone else... Or you're on a rol...
Airsporter1st wrote:I'm new to all this, but if I was asked what makes a Pub Bike, it would have to be a three wheeler - so you don't fall off after having a skinfull.
Pint glass holder for take away beer.